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Contents Introduction 8 How to Use This Book 9 Chapter 1: Painting Supplies 10 Describes the paints, brushes, canvas, and other supplies used to create landscape paintings. Chapter 2: Color Basics 18 Introduces the color wheel, basic color theory, and how to mix colors. Chapter 3: Brush Techniques 30 Shows how to load brushes, stroke with various brushes, and blend and layer colors. Chapter 4: Landscape Elements 36 Gives a close-up look at how to paint individual landscape elements. Trees 37 Brambles 51 Shrubs 52 Grape Vines 53 Sky & Clouds 54 Mountains & Hills 58 Water 62 Snow 64 Buildings 66 Fences 70 Rocks with Flowers 72 People 73 Animals 74 Boat 76 Chair 76 Concrete Items 77 Chapter 5: Putting It Together 78 Shows how to represent three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface, and how to arrange elements into effective compositions. Chapter 6: Let's Paint Landscapes 86 Demonstrates the steps and stages of eight landscape paintings. Refuge 87 Snowfall 92 Bear Crossing 98 Feeding Time 104 Tuscan Gate 113 Love of Lavender 122 Autumn Jewel 130 My Lovely Pond 136 Metric Conversion 143 Index 143
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Acrylic painting -- Technique.